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Lafont, Bernadette

Overview
Works: 221 works in 724 publications in 6 languages and 3,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  New wave films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Film noir  Coming-of-age films  Fiction  Crime films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Costume designer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Bernadette Lafont
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Most widely held works about Bernadette Lafont
 
Most widely held works by Bernadette Lafont
Broken English by Zoe Cassavetes( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love
Les cousins by Claude Chabrol( visu )
37 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Of the hallowed group of Cahiers du cinéma critics turned filmmakers who transformed French film history, Claude Chabrol was the first to direct his own feature. His absorbing landmark debut, Le beau Serge, follows a successful yet sickly young man (Jean-Claude Brialy) who returns home to the small village where he grew up. There, he finds himself at odds with his former close friend (Gérard Blain)--now unhappily married and a wretched alcoholic--and the provincial life he represents. The remarkable and stark Le beau Serge heralded the arrival of a cinematic titan who would go on to craft provocative, entertaining films for five more decades
Les bonnes femmes by Claude Chabrol( visu )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Four Parisian shop girls, Ginette, Rita, Jacqueline and Jane seek fulfillment and love. Rita has a fiance whose family is obsessed with social status. Jane has a boyfriend in the army, but she still enjoys herself with chance encounters. Ginette has a secret passion that keeps her away from her colleagues at nights. Jacqueline is lonely, but a mysterious motorcyclist constantly follows her
I do Prete-moi ta main by Eric Lartigau( visu )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A man tries to hold on to his bachelor lifestyle by getting engaged
Waiting for the moon ( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
An engrossing and fascinating exploration of the complex relationship of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas during a three-month period in 1936
Paulette ( visu )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in German and French and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Brash and opinionated retiree Paulette lives alone in a housing project on the outskirts of Paris. One evening, upon observing some mysterious dealings outside her building, Paulette discovers a surprising way to supplement her meager pension; an unlikely but successful career selling cannabis
Two short films by François Truffaut Les Mistons ; Antoine & Colette ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in French and held by 144 libraries worldwide
The mischief makers in Les mistons, are five boys who spend a summer pursuing and harassing a young couple in love
Inspecteur Lavardin by Claude Chabrol( visu )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Inspecteur Lavardin arrives at a cozy, seaside village to investigate the bizarre murder of an eminent Catholic author. The usually cool sleuth is shaken when he discovers that the victim's widow is none other than his old flame
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( visu )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in French and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Les débuts de la vie d'Antoine Doinel, célèbre personnage de François Truffaut. A douze ans, Antoine découvre le monde et ses parents. Une triste découverte qui provoque sa fugue et son internement dans une maison de redressement dont il s'évade
Masques by Claude Chabrol( visu )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 112 libraries worldwide
"Un jeune journaliste, Wolf, écrit la biographie de Christian Legagneur, animateur de l'émission "Bonheur pour tous", où des couples âgés toujours jeunes peuvent gagner des voyages autour du monde. Mais que cache la générosité de Legagneur ? Pourquoi refuse-t-il de faire soigner l'étrange maladie de sa filleule ? Quelle relation entre son émission, une maison de retraite et une casse-autos ? Et que cherche vraiment Wolf ? Un à un, les masques tombent
A double life by George Cukor( visu )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in French and held by 109 libraries worldwide
A vintner brazenly carries on an affair with his beautiful neighbor right under the nose of his bitter wife. His daughter has herself caught the eye of a Hungarian ne'er do well, while his voyeur son begins to take liberties with his father's mistress. As family passions ripen, the stage is set for tragedy
La maman et la putain = The mother and the whore ( visu )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in French and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Story of the obsessive sexual relationship between an intellectual, his lover, and a kinky nurse. Explores the cultural phenomenon of sex without love
Généalogies d'un crime = Genealogies of a crime by Raúl Ruiz( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in French and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Based on the case of Hermine van Hug, a 1920s psychoanalyst who believed that criminal tendencies are formed at age five and who labeled her nephew a murderer before he reached adolescence. The nephew proved her right by strangling her
L'effrontee by Claude Miller( visu )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A disillusioned teenager realizes the joys and sorrows of adolescence after becoming enamored with a sophisticated young pianist visiting her town
Les mistons The brats = [The mischief makers] by François Truffaut( visu )
32 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The mischief makers in Les mistons are five boys who spend a summer pursuing and harassing a young couple in love. Antoine et Colette is the second installment of the "Antoine Doinel" series, in which the young man at 18 falls in love with an older student who doesn't return his feeling
Le révélateur by Philippe Garrel( visu )
20 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A couple and their child flee in the face of an unknown, but still considerable menace. A film with neither laughter nor mutterings. In a desolate landscape, full of humidity and humiliation, we see the weakest of beings stage his revolt: a child
A gorgeous girl like me [dvd] by François Truffaut( visu )
32 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Feature film from France. Whilst researching his book, a naive sociologist embarks on a programme of interviews with female criminals. Camille Bliss tells him the story of her life and finally entangles him in her web of deceit and murder
Dingo by Rolf De Heer( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Dingo traps dingoes by day and plays trumpet in a bush band at night, still dreaming of playing music for a living and of winning the approval of his lifelong idol, jazz trumpeter Billy Cross
Out 1 by Jacques Rivette( visu )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"Paris 1970: A theater ensemble rehearses and there is an alleged conspiracy to track / A young drifter gets into trouble when she tries to exclude men / Projects revolutionary newspaper publisher dissolve regularly on hash fog. Jacques Rivette woven into OUT 1 different storylines in an elaborate labyrinth and so draws a lovingly ironic utopian portrait of seventies-feeling life in France. This is the first time cult film of the Nouvelle Vague in the uncut original 13-hour version before on DVD. As a bonus: the four and a half hour "short version" Out 1: Spectre." --ARTE Edition website (translation of summary)
A Very curious girl ( visu )
5 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in French and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A beautiful peasant girl is known intimately by most of the men in her village. Tired of enduring the physical abuse and the sexual exploitation for free, she starts to charge a fee for her services. Suddenly she has more power than she ever dreamed of
 
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Bernadetta Lafont
Bernadette Lafont attrice francese
Bernadette Lafont francouzská herečka
Bernadette Lafont Frans acteur
Bernadette Lafont Frans actrice
Bernadette Lafont fransk skådespelare
Bernadette Lafont fransk skodespelar
Bernadette Lafont fransk skuespiller
Bernadette Lafont französische Theater- und Filmschauspielerin
Bernadette Lafont French actress
Bernadette Lafontová
Laffont, Bernadette
Lafont, Bernardette
Lafont, Bernardette 1938-2013
Бернадетт Лафон французская актриса театра, кино и телевидения
Բերնադետ Լաֆոն
برنادت لافون بازیگر فرانسوی
برناديت لافون
베르나데트 라퐁
ベルナデット・ラフォン
Languages
French (237)
German (40)
English (16)
Spanish (11)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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